ACE Admissions

 

Admission Criteria for Application Review

Effective Fall 2018

  • Completion of a minimum of 4 semesters of high school (student should not have completed sufficient units to qualify for high school graduation, and must apply all credits earned to meeting high school graduation requirements and University criteria for degree completion).
  • Demonstrated exceptional ability as substantiated by a recommendation from the high school.
  • Completed ACE online application and associated forms by the published deadline.
  • Approval of parent or guardian.
  • Approval of the Director of the Accelerated Collegiate Experience and the ACE Admission Review Committee. 
  • Attain minimum GPA and standardized test scores by the published application deadline:

  

GPA (WEIGHTED) GPA (UNWEIGHTED) SAT ACT
3.7  3.0 500+ Evidence-Based Reading and Writing 20+ English
    500+ Math 20+ Reading
    24+ Math Test 20+ Math
    25+ Writing and Language Test  
    24+ Reading Test  
    1140+ Composite  23+ Composite

 

 

How to Apply

Prior to completing the application steps below, a student should first: 

-Meet with their high school counselor to discuss eligibility

-Attend an ACE Public Information Meeting     

 

  • Step One: Create an FGCU Account

  • Step Two: Start an Application

  • Step Three: Submit Supplemental Forms

  • Step Four: Submit Official Test Scores and Transcripts

 

 APPLY HERE 

 

Upcoming Events & Calendar 

Public Information Meetings

Public Information Meetings are open to prospective students and parents. When possible, current and former ACE students are present to provide their perspective. Attendance at one Public Information Meeting is required as part of the application process.

DATE TIME LOCATION CLOSEST PARKING
October 17, 2018 7:00pm Sugden Resort & Hospitality Building 114 Garage 1
October 23, 2018 6:30pm Edwards Hall 112

Garage 4

October 30, 2018 7:00pm Edwards Hall 112 Garage 4
November 6, 2018 6:30pm Edwards Hall 112 Garage 4
November 13, 2018 7:00pm Sugden Resort & Hospitality Building 111 Garage 1
November 29, 2018 6:30pm Edwards Hall 112 Garage 4
Additional dates will be added for January and February

Important Dates

Fall 2018

Event Date
Fall 2018 Application Deadline April 13, 2018 (5:00PM)
Fall 2018 ACE Admission Decision April 30 - May 14, 2018
Fall courses begin August 20, 2018
Last day for ACE students to add or drop a course August 24, 2018
Labor Day observed (no classes) September 3, 2018
Last day to withdraw from a class with district permission  October 19, 2018
Veteran’s Day observed (no classes) November 12, 2018 
Study Day (no classes) November 21, 2018
Thanksgiving observed (no classes) November 22 – 24, 2018 
 Last day of classes December 5, 2018 
 FINALS BEGIN December 7, 2018
 FINALS END December 13, 2018
Winter Break Observed December 14, 2018 – January 6, 2019 

Spring 2019

event date
ACE course registration begins for Spring 2019 October 24, 2018
Classes begin January 7, 2019
Last day for ACE students to add or drop a course January 11, 2019
Martin Luther King Holiday Observed January 21, 2019
SPRING BREAK March 3 – March 9, 2019
Last day with withdraw from a class with district permission March 15, 2019 
Last day of classes  April 25, 2019
FINALS BEGIN April 27, 2019 
FINALS END May 3, 2019 

Summer Break Observed (As ACE students are not permitted to take

summer courses at FGCU)

May 4, 2019 – August 18, 2019 

Fall 2019

EVENT DATE
Tentative: Fall 2019 ACE Application Open January 7, 2019
Tentative: Fall 2019 Application Deadline March 31, 2019
Tentative: Fall 2019 ACE Admission Decision April 29 - May 14, 2019
Classes Begin August 19, 2019